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Gingerbread Boys

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Gingerbread Boys has a Piquant taste. The eggs and molasses give the Gingerbread Boys Cool taste. Must catch it.
  Flour 3 1⁄4 Cup (52 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Molasses 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1

Sift together flour, salt, baking powder, soda, and spices.
In large mixer bowl, cream together vegetable shortening and sugar; add molasses and egg and beat well.
Gradually add dry ingredients; stir to form a stiff dough.
Chill 1 hour.
On lightly floured surface, roll dough 1/4 inch thick.
Cut in gingerbread boy shapes.
Place 1 inch apart on greased cookie sheet. (To make cookies stand up, arrange bamboo skewers on baking sheet; place cookie on each, so skewer is 1/3 the way up back of cookie.)
Decorate with red cinnamon candies for faces and buttons.
Bake at 375° for 5 to 6 minutes.
Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet and cool on rack.
Trim with Confectioners Sugar Glaze.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4273 Calories from Fat 1450

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 164 g252.7%

Saturated Fat 41.4 g207%

Trans Fat 20.2 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 3254.3 mg135.6%

Total Carbohydrates 662 g220.7%

Dietary Fiber 17.3 g69.4%

Sugars 292.6 g

Protein 49 g97.9%

Vitamin A 5.6% Vitamin C 2.9%

Calcium 127.5% Iron 187.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Gingerbread Boys Recipe